Citizen Dame

The podcast for feminists who love film, brought to you by two female critics who want to broaden the conversation.

Episode 134: The Red Dame Kills Seven Times

The Dames teach a class in blood, boobs, and Giallo 101! Including

  • Why giallo is such a weird and influential genre
  • The masters of the genre, Argento and Bava and NO ONE ELSE
  • Giallo's issues with misogyny, homophobia, and exploitation
  • The influence of the giallo on contemporary horror
  • All the many awesome titles attached to less-than-awesome films
  • Why Suspiria is still the best ever

Episode 133: Let the Right Dame In

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This week, the dames are talking all about horror from around the world!

We discuss Asian horror (Audition, Ringu, A Tale of Two Sisters, Warning: Do Not Play), Scandinavian tales (Let the Right One In, Lake Bodom, Rare Exports), Western Europe (The Devil's Backbone, Goodnight Mommy), and lament that we haven't seen nearly enough horror from Latin America (Tigers Are Not Afraid, La Llorona, Terrified).

Plus we take some great recommendations from listeners!

 

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Episode 132: The Dame From Another World

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The Dames cover monster movies, ghost stories, alien features, and...big thingie movies. 

Episode 131: Friday the Dameteenth

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This week is all about slasher movies!

  • How do we define slasher films and why does it matter?
  • Is Psycho the first slasher movie?
  • Common slasher movie tropes
  • Is Jaws a slasher movie or a monster movie?
  • Plus listener questions!

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Episode 130: The Dames Meet Frankenstein

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The Dames discuss a fave horror subgenre: Horror-comedy!
In this episode:
  • Why do we love horror-comedy?
  • Does a horror-comedy have to be scary?
  • Where does the Scream franchise fall in this subgenre?
  • Plus: discussions of Young Frankenstein, The Fearless Vampire Killers, Slumber Party Massacre, The Cat and the Canary, and many more!
 

Episode 129: Dame Diana Rigg

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Welcome back! This week we're talking:

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Episode 128: Horrifying Dames

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The Dames inaugurate Spooky Season with a brief history of horror films, from the silent period through Classical Hollywood, world horror, the rise of slashers/indie horrors, and contemporary genres. 

  • Favorite films and subgenres - what are the kinds of horror we love, and what do we really hate?
  • What do horror films represent for our culture? 
  • Are horror films the return of the repressed?
  • Queer horror, feminist horror - what does that look like? 
  • Is there such a thing as “elevated” horror? 

Episode 127: The Dames Pay Tribute to Chadwick Boseman

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This week, the Dames discuss the work and legacy of Chadwick Boseman.

We also catch up on what we've been watching lately.

 

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Episode 126: The Dames Go West

The Dames discuss the Most American Genre: the Western! This episode includes:

  • The history of the Western
  • Western tropes
  • Subgenres galore!
  • The weird relationship between Japan and the American Western
  • Why The Searchers is really good and also really not-good
  • Blazing Saddles!
  • And Johnny Guitar's challenge against toxic masculinity

Episode 125: The Dame Vanishes

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It's the episode you've all been waiting for!

This week, the Dames talk all about the one and only, never to be duplicated: Alfred Hitchcock!

We discuss:

  • Our favorite Hitchcock flicks, plus his best
  • The complete* history of Hitch and his filmography
  • The Hitchcock Blonde: Myth or Fact?
  • What everyone gets wrong about Vertigo (i.e. everything)
  • The only acceptable way to remake a Hitchcock movie (if you're not Hitchcock)

*okay, it's the bullet points

 

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